No Jonas, Football Was Not “The Winner”

By Rachel Lara Cohen (9/5/22) Above: Things get tasty in Wednesday night’s North London Derby. Photo: Arsenal WFC. Following the North London Derby at the Emirates, Arsenal Manager Jonas Eidevall, stated that his team beating Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 meant that “football was the winner”. It’s a tired cliché, but there are lots of tired clichésContinue reading “No Jonas, Football Was Not “The Winner””

Chelsea Second Half Super Show Seals Title

Impetus’ Ben Gilby was at Kingsmeadow to see Chelsea lift their third straight Barclays FA Women’s Super League title. But it needed a major second-half comeback. He captures the drama in words and photos (8/5/22). Above: Chelsea lift the FAWSL title. Photo: Chelsea FC. Chelsea have lifted the Barclays FA Women’s Super League title forContinue reading “Chelsea Second Half Super Show Seals Title”

Reading’s Kelly Chambers on the Development of the FAWSL and Challenge of City

Ahead of tomorrow’s final game of the FAWSL season for Reading, Impetus’ Abi Ticehurst heard from their head coach Kelly Chambers (7/5/22). Above: Kelly Chambers, Reading’s head coach. Photo: PA. Reading head coach Kelly Chambers is well aware that her team face a serious test on the final day of the season against Manchester City,Continue reading “Reading’s Kelly Chambers on the Development of the FAWSL and Challenge of City”

“This Is A Joy” – Emma Hayes On Chelsea’s Must-Win Match

Impetus’ Kieran Yap heard from Chelsea boss Emma Hayes and key player Millie Bright at today’s media conference ahead of Sunday’s huge game against Manchester United (6/5/22). Photo: Chelsea head coach Emma Hayes was in positive form at today’s media conference. Photo: Sky Sports. Chelsea coach Emma Hayes is not feeling the pressure in theContinue reading ““This Is A Joy” – Emma Hayes On Chelsea’s Must-Win Match”

Foord Masterclass Spurs The Gunners To Vital Win

Arsenal 3-0 Tottenham Hotspur By Darrell Allen at the Emirates Stadium for Impetus (5/5/22) Above: Caitlin Foord gets a shot in at The Emirates last night despite Spurs’ Ashleigh Neville’s attempted block. Photo: Arsenal WFC. Arsenal comfortably beat North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night to set up a finalContinue reading “Foord Masterclass Spurs The Gunners To Vital Win”

Emma Hayes on Sam Kerr, Ji, And Birmingham

Impetus’ Kieran Yap was in the Chelsea head coach’s media conference for us yesterday and heard her talk about her Football Writers Player of the Year Sam Kerr, departing star Ji So-Yun and overcoming the threat of a Birmingham City side fighting for their FAWSL lives (30/4/22). Above: Chelsea head coach Emma Hayes who spokeContinue reading “Emma Hayes on Sam Kerr, Ji, And Birmingham”

Master Magician Ji To Depart Chelsea

Impetus brings you news of the imminent departure of one of the FAWSL’s outstanding players. Ben Gilby ends the article with his own personal tribute to the South Korean star – one of his stand out players in three years covering Chelsea Women (29/4/22). Above: Ji So-Yun pictured hitting a trademark shot from outside theContinue reading “Master Magician Ji To Depart Chelsea”

FAWSL Media Conferences: Chelsea and Reading News

Impetus was represented in FA Women’s Super League media conferences by Kieran Yap, who heard from Chelsea head coach Emma Hayes ahead of their game with Tottenham Hotspur, and Abi Ticehurst, who spoke to Reading boss Kelly Chambers as she prepares her team to face West Ham United (22/4/22). Above: Chelsea head coach Emma HayesContinue reading “FAWSL Media Conferences: Chelsea and Reading News”

FAWSL: Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea Preview

Rachel Lara Cohen‘s detailed look at two FAWSL clashes between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea in five days emphasizes how hugely important in the context of both team’s seasons the games are. Rachel also considers the importance of squad depth in a successful outcome to the matches (22/4/22). Above: Action from Tottenham Hotspur’s game with ArsenalContinue reading “FAWSL: Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea Preview”

Percival Injury: What Does This Mean For Spurs?

Impetus welcomes new contributor Rachel Lara Cohen from the Spurs Women Fansite. In this her first article, she highlights the importance of Ria Percival to Tottenham and ponders what the serious injury that she suffered on international duty means for the Super League side (12/4/22). Above: Ria Percival – a key member of the TottenhamContinue reading “Percival Injury: What Does This Mean For Spurs?”